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Sonesta Announces Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation today announced its first hotel in Texas; the AAA approved Four Diamond, 485-room Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston.  Scheduled to come under Sonesta management on July 16, this full service hotel is located in the Houston Galleria area.  The hotel is currently known as the Intercontinental Hotel Houston.  For more information or future reservations please visit or call 1.800.SONESTA.

The Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston is located in the heart of Uptown Houston, just a few blocks from The Galleria, an upscale destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.  The hotel offers 50,000 square feet of function space, several dining options, a swimming pool and a 24-hour health club. This 23-story modern hotel is located near the Museum and Theater districts and is just minutes from Downtown Houston. 

Houston, America's fourth-largest city, is a cosmopolitan destination, offering world-class dining, arts and culture, shopping and exciting nightlife.   Discover a thriving arts scene, with ballet, opera, symphony and theater.  The nearby Museum District is the country’s fourth largest, with 18 cultural powerhouses within a few blocks of one another.  NASA and the Texas Medical Center, along with 25 Fortune 500 corporations, are headquartered in Houston. 
Discover Royal Sonesta and Sonesta Hotels & Resorts in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Hilton Head Island, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Sint Maarten (3), Panama, Chile (2), Colombia (5), Ecuador, Peru (6), and Egypt (10). Sonesta ES Suites is an extended stay hotel brand managed by Sonesta in 27 locations found near Boston, Atlanta, Baltimore, Burlington, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Detroit, Flagstaff, Houston, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Parsippany, Princeton, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Tucson. For more about the Sonesta Collection, visit or call 617.315.9200 or 800.Sonesta (800.766.3782) in the U.S. and Canada.

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